Anjana Silva

Dr

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20132018
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Research Output 2013 2018

2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Addressing the global challenge of snake envenoming

Isbister, G. K. & Silva, A., 25 Aug 2018, In : The Lancet. 392, 10148, p. 619-620 2 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Defining the role of post-synaptic α-neurotoxins in paralysis due to snake envenoming in humans

Silva, A., Cristofori-Armstrong, B., Rash, L. D., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., 1 Dec 2018, In : Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 75, 23, p. 4465-4478 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Antivenom for neuromuscular paralysis resulting from snake envenoming

Silva, A., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., 19 Apr 2017, In : Toxins. 9, 4, 17 p., 143.

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Antivenom for snake venom-induced neuromuscular paralysis

Silva, A., Maduwage, K., Buckley, N. A., Lalloo, D. G., de Silva, H. J. & Isbister, G. K., 21 Mar 2017, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017, 3, 12 p., CD012604.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)

Neurotoxicity in Sri Lankan Russell’s Viper (Daboia russelii) Envenoming is Primarily due to U1-viperitoxin-Dr1a, a Pre-Synaptic Neurotoxin

Silva, A., Kuruppu, S., Othman, I., Goode, R. J. A., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., Jan 2017, In : Neurotoxicity Research. 31, 1, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical and pharmacological investigation of Myotoxicity in Sri Lankan Russell’s Viper (Daboia russelii) envenoming

Silva, A., Johnston, C., Kuruppu, S., Kneisz, D., Maduwage, K., Kleifeld, O., Smith, A. I., Siribaddana, S., Buckley, N. A., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., 2 Dec 2016, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10, 12, 18 p., 0005172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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11 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-neutralisation of in vitro neurotoxicity of asian and Australian snake neurotoxins and venoms by different antivenoms

Silva, A., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., 1 Oct 2016, In : Toxins. 8, 10, 18 p., 302.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of snake venom in post-antivenom samples by dissociation treatment followed by Enzyme Immunoassay

Maduwage, K. P., O’Leary, M. A., Silva, A. & Isbister, G. K., 1 May 2016, In : Toxins. 8, 5, 9 p., 130.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of Indian polyvalent snake antivenoms against Sri Lankan snake venoms: lethality studies or clinically focussed in vitro studies

Maduwage, K., Silva, A., O'Leary, M. A., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., 27 May 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 11 p., 26778.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of intravenous hydrocortisone administered 2–4 h prior to antivenom as prophylaxis against adverse drug reactions to snake antivenom in Sri Lanka: An open labelled randomized controlled trial

Kularatne, S. A. M., Weerakoon, K., Silva, A., Maduwage, K., Walathara, C., Rathnayake, I., Medagedara, S., Paranagama, R., Mendis, S. & Kumarasiri, P. V. R., 15 Sep 2016, In : Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology. 120, p. 159-165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Neuromuscular Effects of Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus) Envenoming in Sri Lanka

Silva, A., Maduwage, K., Sedgwick, M., Pilapitiya, S., Weerawansa, P., Dahanayaka, N. J., Buckley, N. A., Johnston, C., Siribaddana, S. & Isbister, G. K., 1 Feb 2016, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10, 2, 18 p., e0004368.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Neurotoxicity in Russells viper (Daboia russelii) envenoming in Sri Lanka: A clinical and neurophysiological study

Silva, A., Maduwage, K., Sedgwick, M., Pilapitiya, S., Weerawansa, P., Dahanayaka, N. J., Buckley, N. A., Siribaddana, S. & Isbister, G. K., 27 May 2016, In : Clinical Toxicology. 54, 5, p. 411-419 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness and perceptions on prevention, first aid and treatment of snakebites among Sri Lankan farmers: A knowledge practice mismatch?

Silva, A., Marikar, F., Murugananthan, A. & Agampodi, S., 13 May 2014, In : Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology. 9, 1, 3 p., 20.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Revisiting Russell's Viper (Daboia russelii) bite in Sri Lanka: Is abdominal pain an early feature of systemic envenoming?

Kularatne, S. A. M., Silva, A., Weerakoon, K., Maduwage, K., Walathara, C., Paranagama, R. & Mendis, S., 26 Feb 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 2, 8 p., e90198.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Rhabdophis tigrinus is not a pit viper but its bites result in venom-induced consumptive coagulopathy similar to many viper bites

Silva, A., Hifumi, T., Sakai, A., Yamamoto, A., Murakawa, M., Ato, M., Shibayama, K., Ginnaga, A., Kato, H., Koido, Y., Inoue, J., Abe, Y., Kawakita, K., Hagiike, M. & Kuroda, Y., 31 Jul 2014, In : British Journal of Intensive Care. 2, 1, 3 p., 43.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Victims' response to snakebite and socio-epidemiological factors of 1018 snakebites in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka

Kularatne, A. M., Silva, A., Maduwage, K., Ratnayake, I., Walathara, C., Ratnayake, C., Mendis, S. & Parangama, R., Mar 2014, In : Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. 25, 1, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Viper bites complicate chronic agrochemical nephropathy in rural Sri Lanka

Silva, A., Samarasinghe, R., Pilapitiya, S., Dahanayake, N. & Siribaddana, S., 11 Aug 2014, In : Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases. 20, 1, 5 p., 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

What has the Young Physician Leaders Programme achieved?

Giles, M. L., Vincent, F. B., Volkenstein, S., Shefin, S. M., Silva, A. M. G. B. & Fredrick, F., 2014, In : The Lancet. 384, 9937, p. 26-27 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Dangerous snakes, deadly snakes and medically important snakes

Silva, A., 7 Oct 2013, In : Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases. 19, 1, 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology and clinical effects of hump-nosed pit viper (Genus: Hypnale) envenoming in Sri Lanka

Maduwage, K., Isbister, G. K., Silva, A., Bowatta, S., Mendis, S. & Gawarammana, I., Jan 2013, In : Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology. 61, 1, p. 11-15 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

First authenticated case of sri lankan flying snake (Chrysopelea taprobanica) bite

Silva, A., Weerawansa, P., Pilapitiya, S., Maduwage, T. & Siribaddana, S., Sep 2013, In : Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. 24, 3, p. 273-276 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review